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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library ELI (Text) 33500013263090 Main On holds shelf -
Breckenridge Public Library ELI (Text) 33500013263108 Main On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062954164
  • ISBN: 9780062954169
  • Physical Description: 255 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2020]

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Nina is a tough Queens detective with a series of cold case homicides on her desk - men whose widows had the same alibi: they were living in Artemis, a battered women's shelter, when their husbands were killed. Nina goes undercover into Artemis. Though she is playing the victim, she's anything but. Nina knows about violence and the bullies who rely on it because she's experienced it in her own life. For the women living in Artemis there is no absolute moral compass, there is the law and there is survival. And, for Nina, who became a cop so she could find the man who murdered her father, there is only revenge.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #1
    *Starred Review* Long Island City PD homicide detective Nina Karim tells her boss that police shows on TV—and especially Angie Dickinson in Police Woman—inspired her to become a cop. But the real motivator was the murder of Nina's physician father, worked for Planned Parenthood and was presumably killed by an anti-abortion zealot. Working in law enforcement seemed the best way to find the "cowardly bastard" who did it, a promise Nina made to her younger brother and mother, both now dead. Years later she's still searching, when an old friend comes up with a new lead while Nina is working on a possible connection between the murders of persons who savagely abused their domestic partners. This leads her to a secret women's shelter in Queens, where residents can stay until it's safe for them to go home, prompting Nina to go undercover as an abused wife. In a rousing climax, Elias (The Last Conquistador, 2013) deftly ties together the plot threads of Nina's personal quest and her current assignment. A compulsively readable thriller that could take Elias to another level of acclaim. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Police > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Women's shelters > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Thrillers.

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